Triglycerides

Test Code

TRIG

Methodology

Testing performed on Beckman Coulter DxC 700 AU, analyzes with serum testing.

Test Utility

Used in the diagnosis and management of patients with primary and secondary lipid disorders.

Specimen Storage and Stability

Serum triglyceride is stable for 7 days when stored at 2-8C and 3 months when stored frozen at -20C or colder.

Specimen Collection and Preparation

Fasting for 12 hours or more serum sample, free from hemolysis and removed from clot are recommended. Sample volume of 3.0 ML Gold Top or Tiger SST.

Specimen Rejection

  • Improperly labeled

  • Specimen grossly

  • Hemolyzed uncentrifuged

Reference Ranges

Performed

Monday - Saturday, 16 hours a day.

Result available after getting the specimen in 5 hours.

STAT results available within 2 hours of receipt in the Laboratory.

*NOTE: All Specimen Refrigerated (2-8°C) for 7 days only.

Contacts

Vibra Health Laboratory

Phone: (248) 846-0663

VibraHealthLab.com

1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083